FAW Besturn B90

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The B90 is the flagship in FAW’s Besturn sedan lineup. The mid-size was anticipated by the B9 concept revealed at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show. The production version, launched at the 2012 Beijing Auto show, was actually modeled upon Mazda Ruiyi, the China-made second-gen Mazda6.

Volume production started on July 16, 2012, and deliveries on August 22 in the same year. The 2012/2013 model get two engine options, a 2.0L and 2.3L. In 2014, they were replaced by two turbo engines, of 1.8L and 2.0L.

In 2013, a total of 8,346 B90s were sold, putting the FAW car in the 177th place in the sedan/hatchback sector. In 2014, only 3,925 units were delivered.

2014 FAW Besturn B90 1.8T Comfort 1.8T Luxury 1.8T Premium 1.8T Flagship 2.0T Luxury 2.0T Flagship
Price: MSRP (Chinese Yuan) 145,800 155,800 177,800 199,800 159,800 201,800
Date of Market Launch
March 25, 2014
Powertrain
Engine
CA4GC18T turbocharged 1.8L (1796cc) L4 16V DOHC
CA4GC20T turbocharged 2.0L (1995cc) L4 16V DOHC
Peak Power (kW/rpm)
137/5500-6000
150/5500-6000
Max. Torque (Nm/rpm)
235/2000-4500
260/2000-4500
Transmission
6AT
Suspension Front
Double-wishbone independent
Suspension Rear
Multi-link independent
Drivetrain
Front engine, front-wheel drive
Brakes (front/rear)
Vented disc/disc
Top Speed (km/h)
215
220
0-100km/h Time (seconds)
9.4
9.3
Steering
HPS
Fuel & Emissions
Combined Fuel Economy (L/100km)
9.4
9.6
Tank Capacity (L)
64
Emission Level
Euro IV, V
Dimensions
Overall Length (mm)
4860
Overall Width (mm)
1812
Overall Height (mm)
1472
Wheelbase (mm)
2780
Ground Clearance (mm)
114
Track (front/rear, mm)
1550/1550
Approach/Departure Angle
Curb Weight (kg)
1560
1565
Number of Doors
4
Seating Capacity
5
Cargo Volume (L)
488
Exterior
Tires
215/50 R17
Alloy Wheels S S S S S S
Xenon Headlights with Washers N S S S S S
Adaptive Headlights N N S S N S
Automatic Headlights S S S S S S
Daytime Running Lights S S S S S S
Front Fog Lamps S S S S S S
Power Exterior Mirrors S S S S S S
Heated Exterior Mirrors S S S S S S
Memory Exterior Mirrors N N S S N S
Heat- and UV-proof Windows S S S S S S
Rear Window Defroster S S S S S S
Power Sunroof N S S S S S
Interior  
One-touch Engine Start, Keyless Entry N S S S S S
Cruise Control N S S S S S
Auto Anti-glare Interior Rearview Mirrors S S S S S S
One-touch Anti-pinch Power Windows S S S S S S
Power Door Locks S S S S S S
Steering Wheel Multi Controls, Leather Steering Wheel S S S S S S
Leather Seats N S S S S S
Power and Heated Front Seats N S S S S S
Memory Front Seats N N S S N S
Heated Rear Seats N N S S N S
Number of Speakers 6 6 6 6 6 6
Radio/CD Player/MP3 /AUX-IN S S S S S S
GPS, DVD N N S S N S
Blue-tooth Connectivity N S S S S S
Trip Computer Display S S S S S S
Automatic Air Conditioner S S S S S S
Dual-zone Climate Control N S S S S S
Pollen Filter, Air Quality Control N N S S N S
Safety  
Dual Front Airbags S S S S S S
Dual Front Side Airbags S S S S S S
Side Curtain Airbags N S S S S S
TPMS N S S S S S
ABS+EBD, BA, TCS, ESP S S S S S S
Electronic Anti-theft System S S S S S S
Remote Key S S S S S S
Rear Parking Sensors S S S S S S
Front Parking Sensors N S S S S S
Parking Camera N N S S N S

S=Standard, O=Optional, N=Not available